Mother of Reported Missing Child Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Investigation

NASHVILLE – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of the mother of Joe Clyde Daniels, the five-year-old who was the subject of a Endangered Child Alert last week. Joe Clyde Daniels was reported missing by his parents the morning of Wednesday, … Continue reading Mother of Reported Missing Child Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Investigation

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College Student Indicted, Arrested in On-Campus Arson Case

CHATTANOOGA – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Fire Investigation Services, the Sewanee Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has resulted in the arrest of a University of the South student in connection to an arson at a fraternity house earlier this year. The fire, on … Continue reading College Student Indicted, Arrested in On-Campus Arson Case

Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Assaulting Inmate

CHATTANOOGA – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Jasper man, who stands accused of assaulting a jail inmate while on-duty as a corrections officer in Marion County. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Mike Taylor, TBI Agents began investigating an alleged assault of an inmate … Continue reading Former Corrections Officer Indicted, Accused of Assaulting Inmate

TBI Launches New Crime Data Platform, CrimeInsight TOPS

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has launched a new, online tool to better help the public track crime in their communities. The CrimeInsight TOPS (Theme-Oriented Public Site) platform allows users to quickly navigate through key data submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). On the … Continue reading TBI Launches New Crime Data Platform, CrimeInsight TOPS

TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Clarksville

At the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting in Clarksville. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at approximately 12:00 AM Friday morning and resulted from the search for James Decoursey (DOB 1-24-83), who was the suspect in a fatal shooting of an … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Clarksville

New TBI Study Details Law Enforcement-Related Deaths in 2017

NASHVILLE – Today, for the first time, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths in the state. The report, released in accordance to the requirements set forth in Tennessee Code Annotated § 38-10-102, uses established definitions and methodology and provides information on qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s … Continue reading New TBI Study Details Law Enforcement-Related Deaths in 2017

Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Monday Arson

MCMINNVILLE – A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, and Tennessee Fire Investigation Services has resulted in the arrest of a Morrison man in connection to an arson in McMinnville. On Monday, Warren County authorities responded to a reported camper trailer fire in the 100 block of Bivens … Continue reading Man Arrested, Charged in Connection to Monday Arson

TBI Agents Investigating Tullahoma Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE: This statement has been edited to reflect that officers were not executing a warrant, as originally stated, but were instead attempting to interview the subject when the incident escalated. At the request of 14th District Attorney General Craig Northcott, TBI Agents continue to investigate the circumstances involving an officer-involved shooting this evening in Tullahoma. … Continue reading TBI Agents Investigating Tullahoma Officer-Involved Shooting

TBI Investigating Clarksville Officer-Involved Shooting

UPDATE: Ongoing investigative efforts have determined Clarksville SWAT officers did not enter the apartment unit. Instead, the investigation has revealed Vaughn stepped from the unit with the weapons, which ultimately led to the shooting in the breezeway near the apartment unit. UPDATE: The deceased subject has been identified as James Vaughn (DOB 8-11-68). At the request … Continue reading TBI Investigating Clarksville Officer-Involved Shooting

Joint Investigation Yields Arrest in McMinnville Homicide

MCMINNVILLE – A joint investigation into the circumstances of a homicide earlier this week has resulted in the arrest of the victim’s roommate in connection to the crime. At the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, TBI Agents joined investigators from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department in investigating the homicide of Stephen Pohl, … Continue reading Joint Investigation Yields Arrest in McMinnville Homicide